Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 Nomination Form

Thank you so much for your interest in nominating someone for the Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 Awards. Nominations are currently closed. We will be announcing the winners in the near future.

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Now in its fifth year, the Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 Awards will honor 40 outstanding individuals making their marks in the industry. Nominations are encouraged from all segments of the industry – men and women who are demonstrating involvement, innovation and commitment.

The 40 young professionals chosen will represent the best in the industry. The Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 Class of 2022 will be honored at the Great Lakes Fruit , Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO, and recognized in the October 2022 issues of Fruit Growers News and Vegetable Growers News.

The awards are free to enter and we encourage self-nominations as well.

Criteria
• Under the age of 40 (as of June 10, 2022)
• Currently employed within the fruit + vegetable industry
• Demonstrates leadership qualities
• Strives to propel the industry forward through involvement and innovation

Eligible Candidates
• Growers
• Farm Marketers
• Shippers/Packers
• Extension Agents
• Researchers
• Crop Consultants/Advisors
• Manufacturers/Suppliers
• Processors
• Trade Show Management
• Association Leaders
• Government Agencies
• Individuals previously nominated, but who did not make the final 40, can be nominated again this year

Questions?
Stephanie Leon-Santiago
616-520-2166
[email protected]

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